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Music and Ideas: Oliver Soden on Michael Tippett

Dates
31 October 2019, 6:15pm

Venue
Recital Hall

Tickets
Free but required

Music and Ideas: Oliver Soden on Michael Tippett

Dates
31 October 2019, 6:15pm

Venue
Recital Hall

Tickets
Free but required

Oliver Soden in conversation with William Mival

Described as 'an exceptional piece of work' (The Spectator) and 'exhaustively researched' (The Guardian), Oliver Soden's new biography of composer and RCM alumnus Sir Michael Tippett presents a fresh reappraisal of one of the last century's most eclectic and visionary musicians.

Join us as we explore this book and hear some of Tippett's vocal chamber music.

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Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BS

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